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July 27, 2015

The Boeing Company has announced a $15 million grant, personally matched by the family of its founder, to create the Boeing Academy for STEM (science, technology, engineering and match) Learning at the Museum of Flight. more »

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July 21, 2015

Jon Stahl, Communications Director | In July 2015, we conducted a short survey of Philanthropy Northwest network members to get a sense of whether and what sort of policies they have requiring grantees to not discriminate when providing services. Here's what we learned. more »

July 21, 2015

Anjana Pandey, Director of Member & Donor Relations | After over a decade in New York, I never imagined living or working anywhere else. And then Amazon came knocking (for my husband) and our family of four packed up and moved cross-country to the Pacific Northwest. I’ve joined the Philanthropy Northwest team as our first director of member & donor relations and will be working closely with our extensive network of philanthropic organizations. I’m excited to learn about the unique, place-based approach for which the Pacific Northwest is so famous. more »

July 21, 2015

Annie E. Casey Foundation has released its 2015 KIDS Count Data Book, its annual publication that assesses child well-being nationally and across the 50 states, as well as in the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Using an index of 16 indicators, the report ranks states on overall child well-being and in economic well-being, education, health and family and community. more »

July 20, 2015

Jeff Clarke, CEO | Jeff reflects on Seattle's July 4 naturalization ceremony, which highlighted the role of native communities in the American narrative. more »

July 20, 2015

To support their Pacific Northwest communities, Bank of America is giving $1,066,000 to 40 local nonprofits focused on providing access to workforce development and education opportunities in 2015. These grants are part of the bank’s broader philanthropic investment in helping individuals and families improve their economic stability. more »

July 19, 2015

A great piece on locally-focused impact investing in the New York Times, featuring our friends at The Russell Family Foundation, who have pioneered place-based impact investing here in the Northwest. more »